Online Retail Assistant

20 hours per week, over 4 days (including weekends & evenings) 

6 month fixed term contract 

£10.85 per hour 

We are looking for a highly motivated Online Retail Assistant to work in our Willen Hospice Select store at The Point, Central Milton Keynes, to deliver high quality customer service, ensure the smooth operation of our online retail platforms and contribute to the growth of Online Retail.  

The successful candidate will have previous experience of online sales and/or online fundraising platforms, especially eBay and be responsible for the despatch and stocktaking processes of the operation, which can include the lifting and packing of heavy items. 

Knowledge of fashion, antiques, collectables, vintage or designer goods would be an advantage.  A driver’s licence and access to a vehicle is necessary for this role.   

To find out more about this store please visit the link below:  

https://www.willen-hospice.org.uk/support-us/shop-with-us/high-street-shops/the-point/ 

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect:- 

  • To join a supportive and caring team 
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays) 
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme  
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision 
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development 
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)   
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme 

About the Hospice: 

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes.We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy. Our dedicated Business Development teams and retail portfolio of shops raise vital funds to deliver this care. 

 To apply, please complete the application form below and email it hradmin@willen-hospice.org.uk

Closing date: 10 December 2023 

Interview date: 21 December 2023 

In a typical year...
£11.23
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.